In God, we trust! Or so we want to believe. In reality, modern civilization is imbued in paranoid distrust.
Humans are the most ordinary creatures walking on earth. Yet, each one of us is a source of consciousness and consciousness is no little thing. We are the entire universe looking back at itself.
Human experiences -so cherished by us all- might amount to nothing else but pastimes.
Human gestures are perfect definition of archetypes.
Mirror, mirror on the wall… would you reflect back the actual truth?
Doctor Faustus, a legendary German character, sells his soul to Mephistopheles in return for worldly knowledge. It is only human to want to know, so we may sympathize with Faustus to some extent. Problems arise when there are no limits in that quest for knowledge.
The roles we all play in life are transient business. There is no reason to take those roles too seriously but there is every reason to “play” them right.
Hordes of people are ubiquitous these days and can be very annoying. But crowds too offer an opportunity to find some joie de vivre.
Cities only differ in their local color. In a sense, once you have been to one city, you have been to all.
Acting on desire will likely mess up things, big time. Should we give up desiring then?